Movies seen during the lockdown 

When the lockdown started in March I thought it would be short-lived and it would be an excuse to see the movies that I haven’t. OTT’s vied with each other to release movies. Although I didn’t see as many movies as I thought I would, I did see a few.  *** Kannum Kannum Kollaiyadithaal This…

Byomkesh Bakshi TV Series. Episodes 29-32

  Episode 29 - Dhokadhari Time Period - 1965 Plot of the case: A man comes from Meerut and seeks accommodation at a dharamshala. Upon not finding a place to stay, he is approached by a person to stay at his place as he would be away for a duration. The former gets shot at the…

Byomkesh Bakshi TV Series. Episodes 26-28

    Episode 26 - Chakrant Time Period - 1963 Plot of the case: This is a good episode. Starts off well and keeps the viewer engrossed. A doctor knocks on the door of Byomkesh and explains the problem of his “rich” patient. The latter lent money to an acquaintance and when he asks back…

BYOMKESH BAKSHI TV SERIES. EPISODES 23-25

Episode 23 - Wasiyat ka Rahasya Time Period: 1960 Plot of the case: Byomkesh receives New Year’s wishes from an old acquaintance and going through the contents of the letter, he finds something amiss. Initially he puts it down to senility, but knowing the man, he feels he should come to a conclusion after a…

Byomkesh Bakshi TV Series. Episodes 20-22

  Episode 20 - Anjaan Khooni Time period: 1959 Plot of the case: Byomkesh is on a visit to one of his acquaintances. He comes across a retired police officer and as a part of their conversation they discuss cases. There is a case that the police officer left unravelled and asks Byomkesh if he…

Agent Sai Srinivasa Athreya

  This movie impressed me with its “first look” poster. I wanted to watch the movie when I saw the teaser. I couldn't watch the movie while it was in the theatres and caught up with the moment it released on “Amazon Prime” I ended up liking it so much that I saw it thrice…

Byomkesh Bakshi TV Series. Episodes 17-19

Episode 17: Necklace Time Period: 1957 Plot of the case: A jeweller is stricken by arthritis and wants to deliver an order to New Delhi. He wants his son to take care of it as the value of the jewels is high. The next day they find that the package is missing. Since there are…

Jersey Movie Review

    Sachin Tendulkar, Anil Kumble, Javagal Srinath, Ajay Jadeja, Mohammad Azharuddin, Sanjay Manjrekar … Shantanu Sugwekar, Amol Muzumdar, Vanka Pratap, Jitendar Singh, Sanjay Raul … The first set of names are of the people in the 1996 World Cup squad for India. The second set of names are of the people who played well…

Byomkesh Bakshi TV Series. Episodes 14-16

Episode 14 A,B: Aadim Shatru Time Period: 1955 Plot of the case: A rich publisher is found to be murdered on the night of Diwali. He adopts a son before the death and the question of property arises here. He has two vagrant nephews and a drunkard friend. Byomkesh goes about solving the case in…

Byomkesh Bakshi TV Series. Episodes 10-13

Episode 10 : Upsanhaar Time Period : 1945, Calcutta Plot of the case : This is an episode in which storylines from two episodes are borrowed - Satyanweshi and Agnibaan. Good job is done in combining them both. A character from Byomkesh’s past comes back to haunt him and to track him down, Byomkesh is…

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